(12 May 2021)
CWT has appointed Courtney Mattson as Acting Chief
Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Executive Leadership
Courtney (pictured) joined CWT as Treasurer in November 2018, from
Mosaic, a public company based in Minneapolis, where as Treasurer
she was responsible for the company’s capital markets, insurance
and treasury operations functions. Prior to that, she spent eight
years at KPMG in their international consulting practice.
holds a degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of
Wisconsin, and an MBA in Finance from the University of Minnesota
– Carlson School of Management. Immediately prior to this latest
appointment, Courtney was CWT’s Global
Treasurer and Deputy CFO.
The company has also appointed Patrick Andersen as
President & Chief Commercial Officer, and Niklas Andreen as President & Chief Operating Officer.
The changes follow the succession of former
President, Strategy & Transformation and CFO,
Michelle McKinney Frymire, to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on 1 May
“We have an incredibly talented leadership
team globally, and I am delighted that this continues to be
reflected in these appointments,” said Michelle McKinney Frymire,
CEO. “We remain committed to our proven growth strategy, focused on our industry-defining, successful B2B4E approach, which we
believe is a true differentiator in business travel management.
Courtney, Patrick, and Niklas are all key partners in that journey
along with the balance of our executive leadership team.”
Rounding out the company’s
executive leadership team are Lauren Aste, Chief Legal Officer and
General Counsel, Catherine Maguire-Vielle, Chief Human Resource
Officer, John Pelant, Chief Technology Officer, and Chris Vukelich,
Strategic Advisor. Kurt Ekert, former President and CEO, remains a
special advisor to the company as well working with the executive
team and the Board of Directors.
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